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Burma, a country profile

Burma, a country profile

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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      Statementprepared for the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development, Department of State by Evaluation Technologies, Inc., under contract AID/SOD/PDC-C-0283.
      ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of the U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance., Evaluation Technologies, Inc.
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      LC ClassificationsDS527.4 .B87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 44 p., [2] leaves of plates ;
      Number of Pages44
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      Open LibraryOL3921672M
      LC Control Number81603033

      The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all but essential travel to parts of Rakhine, Shan and Kachin states. Check the latest before you travel. It's a new era for this extraordinary and complex land, where the landscape is scattered with gilded pagodas and the traditional ways of. “This book is about far more than just the war, or even elephants. This is the story of friendship, loyalty and breathtaking bravery that transcends species Elephant Company is nothing less than a sweeping tale, masterfully written.”—Sara Gruen, The New York Times Book Review “Splendid.

      The Japanese invaded the country in Dec. , and by May , had occupied most of it, cutting off the Burma Road. After one of the most difficult campaigns of the war, Allied forces liberated most of Burma prior to the Japanese surrender in Aug. Burma became independent on Jan. 4, Burma's Million-Strong Rohingya Population Faces 'Final Stages of Genocide,' Says Report By Rishi Iyengar Octo PM EDT.

      Officially, on paper, the country’s name is Myanmar. In , the ruling military government changed the name from Burma to Myanmar after thousands were killed in an uprising. The city of Rangoon also became Yangon. Many names across the country changed: Maymyo became Pyin Oo Lwin, Ayeyarwady became Irrawaddy, Moulmein became Mawlamyine. Myanmar, also called Burma, country, located in the western portion of mainland Southeast the country’s official English name, which it had held since , was changed from the Union of Burma to the Union of Myanmar; in the Burmese language the country has been known as Myanma (or, more precisely, Mranma Prañ) since the 13th century.


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Over a period of 62 years (), Britain conquered Burma and incorporated all the groups within the country into Burma Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until when it became a separate, self-governing colony; infollowing major battles on its territory during World War II, Burma attained independence.

Myanmar (English pronunciation below; Burmese: မြန်မာ,) or Burma (see §Etymology), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast r is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and g code: + Get this from a library.

Burma, a country profile. [United States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance.; Evaluation. Destination Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal south. It is bordered in north and northeast by China, in east by Laos and Thailand, in west by Bangladesh and the Indian states of Nagaland, Manipur and country is also known as Burma and called the Golden Land.

Myanmar country profile. Published. 3 September Myanmar, also known as Burma, was long considered a pariah state while under the. Country Profile and Guide to Burma (Myanmar) - National Travel Guidebook and Handbook - Economic Reports, USAID, APEC, ASEAN, World War II, Stilwell, Merrill's Marauders (Two CD-ROM Set) [U.S.

Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Completely updated and revised for this new edition, our unique electronic book on two CD-ROMs has an. Profile Emails & marketing and US governments continue to use Burma as the country’s official name. So do I in my book, remains the most widely read English-language book about Burma.

Get Your Custom Essay on Burma (Myanmar): Country Profile Just from $13,9/Page Get custom paper In the late s, members of ethnic groups demanded that they be given autonomy within a decade from the “new constitution and communists.

Country Profile: Myanmar Overview Myanmar (formerly “Burma”) is a majority-Buddhist nation in Southeast Asia, and home to more than different ethnic groups, each with its own history, culture and language. The majority Burmese ethnicity is the Burmans.

contents. chap. pioe eopek—legendarykings i ndpugan 1 7 24 onarchy(continued) • • • 33 41 onarchy. The British viewed Burma not so much as land that they definitely needed to control, but as a market they needed to capture and as a backdoor to lucrative trade with China. A province of India.

The British made Burma a province of India in and instigated far-reaching changes to the country. Myanmar lost some of its recent conquests but was basically unscathed. However, the British soon began to covet Myanmar's rich resources and initiated the Second Anglo-Burmese War in The British took control of southern Burma at that time and added the rest of the country to its Indian sphere after the Third Anglo-Burmese War in   More information about Burma is available on the Burma Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.

U.S.-BURMA RELATIONS The United States supports a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic Burma that respects the human rights of all its people.

Burma remains a country in transition to democracy [ ]. An excess of persons entering the country is referred to as net immigration (e.g., migrants/1, population); an excess of persons leaving the country as net emigration (e.g., migrants/1, population).

The net migration rate indicates the contribution of migration to the overall level of population chan more. Strikes against British colonial rule followed.

Burma was separated fromfrnhtfcnfnhgbvf India in but it was soon followed the Japanese occupation. InBurma gained independence.

A military coup in placed Ne Win in power. Since then, the country had intermittently been under military rule. The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century. (Burma) (Country Guide) by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, et al. | out of 5 Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances.

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Got Radar. Myanmar: country profiles Chronic diseases. WHO Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion database; Environmental health.

Estimates on the use of water sources and sanitation facilities (WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme). Country Information: Burma (U.S. Dept. of State) Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Burma (U.S. Dept. of State) Embassy of the Union of Myanmar (external link) Fact Sheet: U.S.

Relations With Burma (U.S. Dept. of State) FAO Country Profiles: Myanmar (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) A Guide to Recognition. Search for country or area About.

Back; About. Mission. About the U.S. Department of State Professional Ethos Joint Strategic Plan Foreign Affairs Manual and Handbook Department of State by State Map We Are the U.S.

Department of State Leadership. The. Burma, officially called the Union of Burma, is the largest country by area located in Southeast Asia. Burma is also known as Myanmar. Burma comes from the Burmese word "Bamar," which is the local word for Myanmar.

Both words refer to the majority of the population being Burman. Since British colonial times, the country has been known as Burma. NOTE: The information regarding Burma on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Burma information contained here.